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if needed once it goes to city hall. now i was told that oakland city administrator will meet with council members and advise them on ways to prevent another shut down. the city council members would not provide us any details on. >> we have new rules but we're not enforcing them, that's why i think it got to the level that it got. >> reporter: now there's several private security guards walking around oakland city hall today. once again we're on our way. the march is on again. people are back out here gathering. we've seen 30 to 40 people out here getting ready to march to city hall. there's a group already at city hall taking part of a protest there. we will march with this group and if something breaks we will bring it to you. if not we will see you tonight at 6:00 for the meeting. until then, paul chambers, ktvu news. >>> ktvu's rita williams with what appears to be a disturbing trend after five shootings in just days. >> reporter: oakland has seen spikes before but this one is dramatic. four killed in oakland in just nine hours, statistics to some, to others the loss of real people
there was a research study called the san francisco clinic city cohort study or the hepatitis b cohort study, that specimens from is that study were used to develop the very first hiv antibody test to where a link to the past and the future. so, we're a link to the past and the future, and more than anything we're a link to the community. and our motto is where science meets community. our team does really cutting edge research on different kinds of prevention strategies, pre-exposure prophylaxis. and if you go to our website, join prep hiv, you'll see all of the many exciting studies that we have as well as our partnership with san francisco city clinic in launching the first demonstration project of pre-exposure prophylaxis, taking antihiv medicines to prevent new infections. we're studying topical gels, retro microbicide. the way we're going to end this epidemic is through a vaccine, we've controlled other infectious diseases through a cure. we're proud of our staff who contribute to this as well as the many study participants. and i'm just going to close with a quick word about the proje
the priorities for hiv prevention in the entire city and serve as really, again, one of the flagship prevention programs globally in making decisions about how to have the biggest impact on driving down new infections. but they're also a world class research organization that does research on testing, on linkage to care, community viral load, treatment of substance use as a way to prevent new hiv infections. and she, again, has a very difficult verse and very talented team and we're really excited to work with them as well. (applause) >> and then finally i want to introduce my staff. we were formally known as the hiv research section. but as you can see we have these other world class research organizations housed in our same institution. so, we've renamed ourselves bridge hiv. and i'm going to tell you a little story because i have sitting here. we got a grant from the tap root organization, which is a group that does pro bono work for nonprofit organizations in a variety of areas. and tim led two of our projects, one of which was to help us rename ourselves because we knew that it was confusi
are going to visit the city. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge has more on the big changes transit agencies are making to accommodate the crowds. first let's check in with tara moriarty who is is in the city with a look at what the city is doing to prepare for the streets that will be jammed. >> reporter: we are here along the embarcadero. this is where the official store for the america's cup is. there are going to be quarter finals today and then more racing this weekend. expected to draw 40,000 people to the bay. it's one of many events happening this weekend. every member of the police force will be out. this will be closing -- they will be closing one northbound lane along the embarcadero between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access. city leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. also on tap the u.s. navy blue angels will be flying overhead. they will be practicing today. you might catch a glimpse. their shows will be on saturday and sunday of course. no
. we in michigan have to decide in november whether to allow the state to come in to the city and as a public use to take over and print the financial manager were emergency manager for the cities that have financed the distress and take over the local government where they can come in and remove the city officials like the mayor and the city council. i don't think that's the the presidential candidate mitt romney had in mind when he wanted to say states have rights. what about the city's rights to elect their own elected officials? and help do they own? when you say government interference, i understand you were talking about the federal government, but i heard mitt romney say that states' rights, is it the rights of the state's coming into the cities to overthrow the local municipalities? if that's a big government, small government, i don't know, is it controlled government? i think they have a right to control their own destiny in their own city. so the public is on the ballot in november, and i am turning everybody in michigan to vote down. we don't need dictatorship. it
to the opening of our new city, new bridge hiv research facility. let's give it a hand. [cheering and applauding] >> one of the greatest honors that i have and barbara garcia, the director of health and one of the greatest honors i have is the critical staff that i get to work with. is going to b [speaker not understood]. [cheering and applauding] >> susan is a premiere doctor in our community, in our san francisco general hospital focused on hiv and aids. ands as importantly and sometimes even more, her importance of being a researcher in the area of hiv and aids and is a renowned world leader in this area. by the way, we have many of you who are, well, world renowned researchers also in the midst of all of us. i'm the principal investigator on this project and that means that i'm supposed to be in charge of making sure it happens. so, we're 70% done and you're seeing one of the major parts of it today. and i want to introduce susan so we can get the show on the road. so, thank you so much. (applause) >> well, i want to welcome you all here today for the launch of our state offices aids renovat
crime has gone up, the theft of cell phone account for half of all of the robberies in the city this year. ktvu's patty lee is in one san francisco neighborhood that has been hit especially hard. patty? >> folks in this neighborhood can't stop talking about an incident that involves the theft of an ipad yesterday. the suspects in that case have been arrested but we found out this may not be their first time. >> reporter: this warns students about a cell phone robbery yesterday afternoon. the description of the suspects similar to the men arrested yesterday for stealing an ipad. the description of the vehicles in both incidents are similar. a silver muraidies benz-- mercedes-benz. police would not discuss the specifics but according to the san francisco police department, there have been 200- 0374 robberies -- 2,374 robberies. 1,199 have involved cell phones. >> we realized this is reaching epidemic proportions. >> reporter: she was beaten up last month. her cell phone stolen. she was also targeted. incidents that took seconds but will stay with them forever. >> people are walkin
continues in the country. this as rebels launched a massive attack on the countries largest city, aleppo. syrian troops bombed the town just four miles from the turkish border and at least 12 people were killed, including five children. so far there is no end in sight to the war that killed more than 30,000 people in the last 18 months. baltimore city police are looking for two suspects in connection with a weekend homicide. a 28-year-old man was shot and it had just after 3:00 sunday morning. he was taken to johns hopkins hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. police believe that an argument broke out between the victim and two suspects, leading to the shooting could the suspects took wagonn a gray station min with tinted windows. baltimore county police arrest a suspect in connection with the shooting friday night. rickey freeman faces attempted first-degree murder charges for that shooting. he is being held without bail. police say there is no update on the victim's condition. if fire investigation in baltimore county as flames sparked arounthis morning at bea ave. one firefigh
of an ancient stream on mars. >>> and circular sensation. new york city makes plans for the world's largest ferris new york city makes plans for the world's largest ferris wheel. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with the red line. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has told the united nations that the world has until next summer to stop iran from building a nuclear weapon. the white house reacted by saying the u.s. shares israel's goal of stopping that from happening but so far it has refused to set an ultimatum. nbc's danielle leigh reports. >> reporter: from a fight over the west bank to fears about iran's nuclear program, israeli's prime minister benjamin netanyahu spoke under pressure before the united nations. >> today a great battle is being waged. >> reporter: just one day after iran's president mahmoud amadinejad spoke, he netanyahu delivered an ultimatum. >> a red line should be drawn right here before, before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter
moriarty is in the city with more on why you should expect big delays. >> reporter: we are here near pier 29 where come this weekend one northbound lane will be shut down from the ferry building all the way to bay street. that will allow emergency vehicles access in through the crowds. if you pan to the left, you can see we're in front of the official america's cup store. the cup is expected to draw 40,000 people this weekend to watch the races. and there are many more events planned. this will give city officials are a little bit of an idea of what to expect for the big america's cup next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. over the skies of san francisco this weekend, you will see the beloved blue angels. the u.s. navy pilots have been making practice runs for the big show set for saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week and the parade of ships is tomorrow. here's a look at the other events going on. the giants will take on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival will take place in golden gate
it -- hare bore. you can see from -- harbor. you can see it from the ground. >>> texas is city shaking from an earthquake. it happened late saturday night and was centered in irving texas, that's a disturb of dallas. walls crack and pictures were knocked off walls but no manger damage was reported. >> the couch actually shook side to side. it actually -- you felt the tremor coming through. >> seismologists say these are not unusual to texas although it is not home to a faultline. >>> it smells like rotten eggs at spinaker. the paper reports that the odor has gotten so bad, some people don't want to go outside. rockland corporation reportedly owns the lagoon and the air company sent them a problem that they will have to fix the problem and pay a fine. >>> the u.s. supreme court begins a new term today, one that could bring rulings on affirmative action and voting rights. alison burns has more. >> reporter: the health decision, of course, was the big fi nayly. now the -- finale. now they are preparing to take on more explosive issues. the justices attended the red mass that includes a prayer.
city made the list of america's sharpest cities. >> and a look ahead at the to close outpared the regular season and home. one more game today. the team is the nationals will end the .egular season at home today >> the champions will close out philliess against the to wait toey have out who they will play in the first round of the playoffs. teddy roosevelt will more shot. he seems to have trouble every time it tries to block out the competition. attend -- the fans attending this afternoon's game pin even if a teddy they don't win today. the birds, made the playoffs for since 1987, still behind the new york yankees. they beat the red sox last night. can force a one-game tiebreaker. that is if they win tonight and beat the yankees. we hope all falls into place d.c.baltimore and >> let's check and wood jacqui jeras on the weather. >> dense fog advisory is in across maryland and extreme northern virginia. even though we don't have an advisory in the metro, it is foggy withy visibility at a half mile at national and a third of a mile at dulles. warm temperatures. 70 in d.c., 64 at
plan to drive in san francisco tonight. bike riders are expected to jam city streets to mark the 20th anniversary of critical mass. it began two decades ago when 50 people chose to ride their bikes home from work together. sometimes it numbers in the thousands. it has sparked periodic altercations between drivers and cyclists. no word what might happen. police say they will be ready for anything. >> we'll have extra people with them we use motorcycles, and bikes. >> there's no predicting how many will show up when the ride begins at the foot of market street 6:00 tonight or which streets the riders will take over, so be ready. >>> this morning the investigation continues into a fatal crash in novato that took the life of a 12-year-old girl riding her bike. amy hollyfield joins us from the scene. >> reporter: this spot where she was hit is now marked by flowers and a couple of candles on this two-lane road, including a turn lane busy but narrow street on novato boulevard. she was riding her bike when she was hit. hailey ratliff just moved to novato from new mexico. she wrote on her fac
. >>> and finally, the big apple is planning to add another big tourist attraction. there it is. new york city officials release an artist rendering of a 625 foot ferris wheel. it will overlook the city skyline from staten island and carry over 1400 passengers at a time at a cost of $230 million, the ride is expected to be the largest in the world and is slated to begin turning in 2015. >>> and now for a look at your national weather, we turn to bill karins. he has your weather channel forecast. good morning to you, bill. we're going to add a new segment. you have to tell us the weather that high up. to a niche audience. >> a little bit windier. >> i would imagine so. happy friday. >> happy friday you to. a little rainy throughout new england this morning. actually improve over the weekend. it's going to rain, let it happen on a friday, work and school day. the weekend will clear out a little bit. the rain is heaviest now moving through the hudson valley of new york, just north of new york city and pushing through the birkshires and central connecticut. down towards philadelphia and d.c., ther
's great to be with you. host: you are in the midst of a 100-city tour that you tell me is running through election day. where are you at this point in the tour, and how many more cities do you have? guest: well, i think i'm at c-span right now, although it is a little confusing. last night i was at the university of virginia in charlingtsville. today we'll be at the washington convention center, the green fest tonight. baltimore book fest. tomorrow, richmond, virginia, at noon. and then in the evening i'll speak in norfolk. then on monday night, we'll be at virginia tech, which is very interesting, going back to the scene of the massacre. i'll be speaking there, you know, 32 people were killed there. and colin goddard is coming with us. he was one of those victims. he was shot four times. i'm also looking forward to interviewing a professor there. and then we're on to colorado for the big debate. we're going to be doing something interesting. we're both speaking on the silent majority election 2012 tour, but also we do this daily, radio and television broadcast that airs on over 1,100 sta
evidence of an ancient stream onmars. >>> and circular sensation, new york city makes plans for the world's largest ferris wheel. good morni. those stories and mor i sthtah th is "first look" on msnbc. > an we're goi to beg mnghhe r line. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has told the united nation that's the world has until next summer to stop iran from building a nuclear weapon. the white house reacted by saying the u.s. shares israel's goal oopha happening but so far it has refused to set an ult madeyum. danielle l reports. >> reporter: from a fight over the west bank to fears over i n iran's nuclear program, benjamin netanyahu spoke under pressure before the united nations. >> reporter: just one day after iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad accused israel and the west of intimidation, netanyahu ran a new ultimatum agnst the controversial nuclear program. >> a red line should be drawn right re be- before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >>eporter: israel and the west suspect iran is trying to build a nuclear weapon and fear the i
spike that includes the city's first murder of the year. early sunday morning, 36-year- old lamont ellis was found shot dead in an alley. friends and family members gathered at a vigil last night and while fox 5 was working the story, shots rang out nearby. officers raced to that scene. it turned out to be a street fight involving 15 to 20 people along west south street. one person was stabbed and is in serious condition. no word for the two incidents are related. >>> a local university professor killed in a tragic accident in northwest. a driver hay medical emergency and lost control of her vehicle. she hit professor rhett leverett as he stood on the sidewalk at sixth and e street. he taught history at marymount with an emphasis on european history. he was 60 years old. >>> protesters will continue today to mark the one-year anniversary of the occupy d.c. movement. protesters will hold a veteran march at noon at freedom plaza as well as a protest tonight in front of the bank of america on vermont and l street. yesterday, protester marched on freedom plaza to the commerce building. they
bombardment on the people, on the ground, on the cities. they know they need a no fly zone or need those weapons and because they are not getting them from the west or any support from the international community they are increasingly turning towards extremist groups who are willing to step in and fill the vacuum. >> that's an important point. that's what many people in washingt were concerned about. you have been on the ground, right? you just came back from there. do you think what happened yesterday in the news that this is the first shot in what becomes now a wider conflict? >> absolutely. i mean the region is on tender hooks. in lebanon, turkey, jordan. everybody is watching very closely to see how the revolution within the country is changing face, how it is implementing more extremist tactic, how people are become being more radicalized. at the same time what the syrians would say to me you think we want extremists to come in and hijack our revolution. we don't. we're drowning. we ask you to give us your hand and you won, they will so we'll take it. >> is the syrian government get
. it is freezing in rapid city and cooler in montana. and some temperatures in the northern plains and 30s . southern plainns is the place to be. room temperature in dallas . we have 63 foggy degrees in new york city and 73 down in tampa. beautiful day on tap for much of florida. high today should be 88. much of texas in the 80 90s and top out close to 80 degrees here in new york city and looks like the day-time high for st. louis should be about 58 degrees from what i read earlier. brian why would i mention st. luse? >> brian: i think you had a vision of thursday night football and the nfl network and a vision of game playied and breast cancer awareness . not only the gloves but the ball itself. that is an intercepted pass. keith played tight end for bc. >> gretchen: yes, he is. >> brian: that's how scott describes you. which is odd. people have food tasters and i have pass catchers. thank you, i wish you were a better looking guy. hey, st. luse shocking the cardinalings. cend ricks scoring on the opening drive for the rammings. they are 3-2 for the year and handing the first loss of the
paid a flat $1500 tax. now, the city is implementing the sales tax act and food trucks are no longer immune. they have to charge 10% on every sale. the tax went into effect yesterday and while most customers weren't happy about the extra fee, it didn't seem to impact the number of people lining up for for food. >>> a new parking plan to d.c. it would preserve spaces for disabled drivers. under mary cheh's plan, all drivers would have to pay to park but about 10% would be red in color and reserved for the disabled drivers. it is expected to cut down on fraud. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york and find out what your dream reveal about what is going on at work. >> can't wait to hear what that is all about. as we go to break, if you can't sleep, it may be costing your employer. a new study says insomnia is to blame for about 247,000 mistake on the job each year. of a he had like half of those just this morning, adding up to about $30 billion in losses. >> we'll be right back. -- i've had like half of those just this morning. "a magic clock." okay, momm
drive through. the morning commute looks pretty good. as you -- 0-minute delay as you get into the city before you get on the span. if you are driving on san francisco freeways, big scene northbound 280 at alemany. that crash has been there for about an hour. >>> let's go to steve. >> all right, sal. very quiet, very calm. no sea breeze yet. very calm, the warmest temperatures at 7:00 a.m. are in the city and along the coast, warmer than out in sacramento and stockton. once that wind turns west. there is a lot of fog rarin' to go. it needs a little oomph. it's very -- it's very minute. 70s, 80s by the coast. the key will be when that west kind kicks in. you have 65, hayward, san francisco. so there's some really warm conditions there. it is on its way, once it gets there, temperatures will take a drop. it's a mild morning on the coast. temperatures inland will rebound really fast. it's always the toughest call -- it's always a tough call when the sea breeze kicks in. inland temperatures it will take another day. cooling begins on wednesday. there are signs that temperatures will drop an
. >> what is your estimate of the number of people who descend upon each debate city for these? from the campaigns, the media, the commission, the total? >> a very good question. probably approximates what happens at the national convention. we have about 3700 registered media here. that is the largest contention. we have several hundred people in the audience, and in the campaign staff, their entourage. i would say in total is probably close to that. also, people who come here to be a part of the atmosphere, to be a part of some of the activities going around, occurring around town in connection with the debate. probably approximately 10,000 people. in terms of a very large convention that a city would host, it is not that big, but the extraordinary difference, the entire international press corps and all the press corps of united states is here and will be broadcasting live tonight from denver. >> 92 students get to sit in the hall. who else is in there? how many? >> tickets are divided between the two campaigns. i cannot remember the exact number in the audience here. it is at lea
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into the city on the bridge. it's not stop and go. there's no major problems. livermore valley, as you drive through the castro valley. 880 from -- from hayward to union city. if you are driving in the south bay, this morning, 280 already slow. it went from a nice commute to all of a sudden on the road. getting on 280, 101 and 85 into sunnyvale. 7:09. >>> and the cardinals last year qualified. humidity is up for some. very calm conditions. there are signs. the humidity is up 70% for some. others are in the 0s. i mean, the humidity dropped at sfo about 16%. that's bone-dry. now it's 75%. we'll go 90 today. this is always a brutally challenged forecast. once the temperature drops, boy, does it ever. san francisco, 94 yesterday. 74 today. inland still dry but the west wind has not kicked in yet except at sfo. calm at oakland airport. calm at travis. a little puff of a west- northwest at santa rosa. the system right there producing snow up in montana is drawing up this little low that's been up more for the longest time as the high pressure builds here. that's ushering in a little cooler pattern
in the city. it will restart the red top meter program that was halted earlier this year. right now any driver with disabled tags can park for free at any meter. the red top would mean that disabled drivers would have to pay for parking, but there would be spots reserved for them. it's meant to cut down on abuse of handicapped parking privileges. >>> congress and the general asmbly have already approved the expansion of the washington metropolitan airport authority's board. it would grow from 13 members to 17. the district's newest member, d.c. chamber of commerce president barbara lang, has already been vetted. she would join the board immediately. the board has come under fire recently for lavish spending on travel and meals. >>> a woman's motorized scooter malfunctioned. karen jones said her scooter started running in circles at the eastern market station back in july, and no one could stop it. that scooter threw her onto the tracks. >> i was hollering. i was like somebody help me, please. but couldn't nobody catch the chair. and when the chair stopped, bam, it threw me over in the tracks.
the city what they spent after they estimate the city make $500,000 per game on revenue from hotel and restaurant taxes. >> despite the win for the nationals, one of the big in the form of a teddy finally winning the mascot race. big win, and as i found out, teddy still celebrating. >> what might be the longest streak in all of sports a end right here. finally got it done. -- and end right here. got it done. what were you thinking when he finally got it done? >> it like a grand celebration. much does this mean to the team and the fans? they started chanting his over and over. last time they started -- they did that? everybody wanted it, and teddy get his was going to together and give it to .im >> they rallied for this guy. when you saw all of these people cheering, it had to moment, and a great you, too? >> you got a thrill out of that? he was ready to do it. >> the big question is will it continue down? he is the only one that can question. in october.possible >> can you pull another one out you one and done? that looks like a man with confidence. congratulations. best wishes in
the ads metro stations. they up in subway stations in new york city and the judge said they must be displayed in the d.c. area no later than 5:00 on monday. the metro sportsperson said that metro will comply with the order and the ads will go up this weekend. robert muse of the american freedom law center joins us live by phone. the attorney for a blogger who sued the right to put up the ads and good to have you with us, sir. >> it's great to be with you, sir. jot real fear here from metro, and i think, new york subways as well was the potential violence in the middle east, after the movie depicted someone who was bad or equated as a fraud. you didn't see it this way? no, in fact to equate that violence to anything that -- is pure speculation. one of the things can you see, and i am sure one of the viewers will see, all of the activity and violence going in the middle east. in a civil society, if you object to speech, the response to that is not to engage in violence but more speech and we held the protection of the first amendment here in the united states and the judge upheld t
-year-old war. >> tomorrow could be a rough for drivers in d.c.. is because members of city plant to shut k street in the morning. they mark the one-year .nniversary of the movement they stayed in mcpherson square for nearly five until the enforced a ban on overnight camping. >> it has been a cloudy night with a few showers. when willout there -- the rain go away? stick around. we will be in the belfort furniture weather center with a first check. the first showers -- we have been watching them in the belfort furniture weather center. movedf the showers have out of the area. at clear skies. temperatures have fallen. gaithersburg. 57 in fredericksburg. this is what it looks like early in the afternoon and evening. showers from the north -- and moves up toward the east. skies begin to clear across west virginia into western maryland. clear skies will be with us from early tomorrow morning, along with a bit of patchy fog. temperatures jump into the 50's afternoon, around 70 degrees or so. up, the extended outlook. some saudi weather on the way. weather on the way. the redskins came b
this morning, for the first time a team of fbi agents has arrived in benghazi and has already left the city. the agency is investigating last month's deadly attack on the american consulate. they have 60 days to issue a report. >>> police say it was a miracle no one was seriously hurt after this school bus plunged over a texas highway overpass, falling more than 15 feet. investigators say the bus was clipped by a car and landed on the door stop of a hotel below the overpass. one child and two adults were on board. they are all in stable condition. >>> more fallout from two recent incidents involving loose seats on american airlines flights. while american scrambles to fix the problem, it's canceled 44 flights for today. yesterday airline officials began pulling nearly 50 planes out of service to make the repairs. all the planes should be back in service by tomorrow. if you're flying on american today, double-check. 44flights canceled. >>> wow. that's big. >> yeah, it is. >> better safe, i know. >> sure. >> what's going on, tuck? >> friday and weather is going to cooperate. cool start, with
traveled to iraq to become suicide bombers. the highest number from any town outside of iraq. >> the city and its surroundings were sympathetic to these groups because they had a common enemy which was kadafi. >> from the onset of the revolution, it was the extremists that provided security. after liberation was announced, there was increasing pressure on kald in yemen and other places. alleged to have been sent here by al qaeda's leader. according to security sources, these militia have a common goal weakening and infiltrating libya's security apparatus. in benghazi there have been more than a dozen assassinations of former military officers. sources tell cnn that many of them were reportedly on a islamist hit list to eliminate qualified individuals that could pose a threat. kernel from the lyan army was recently kidnapped. he doesn't know by whom or exactly why. he got a call from a man who spoke as if he knew him and said he had urgent information to pass on. outside his home, in broad daylight, two masked man forced him into their car. when i got into the car, they put a black hood on
was delivered in the back of a taxi. because the city's traffic is notoriously clogged, many expect mothers can't get to the hospital in time. therefore, the city's police force is required to go through midwife training to handle deliveries. police say one baby a month is delivered for officers. can you imagine, you sign up for the job law enforcement official, and you become a midwife, a doula? >> how are your obstetric skills? nice work if you can get it. i didn't expect to see that video. pretty graphic. i think he was delivering the baby. >> i've seen worse. just saying, i've had babies. >> oh, 21 minutes after 5:00 now. >> it's friday. >> you would know, i guess. >> i would. >> here's a look outside for you folks. some clouds and rain to deal with this morning. wet roadways too. veronica? >>> that's right. rain along the major roads this morning. the temperature, as you said, 67 degrees right now. under a mostly cloudy sky. we do have some rain out there. 63, the dewpoint temperature. so we also have some patchy fog out there this morning. as far as the radar goes, look at this. it's dry
, this is pretty unbelievable. to give us this town, this city, this team, it's speechless. >> awesome. the nats are tied with the cincinnati reds for best record in the national league. and it's been 79 years since the d.c. baseball team clinched a title, and fans celebrated long after last night's game. many shelled out big bucks for t-shirts, hats, and other gear to commemorate the event. all that's left now is to find out who the nats will take on in the playoffs and when the series will begin. >>> it's four minutes after 5:00 on this tuesday morning, and today is the tenth anniversary of the beltway sniper killing spree. ten people were killed, three others wounded, in a three-week stretch that terrified the d.c. region. the first attack happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. police eventually arrested john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo for those shootings. they were later convicted. muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo, who was a teenager at the time of the shootings, is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. >>> police are looking for a guy going
it up tonight. >> happy as can be. we finally get -- maybe get a championship back in the city again. >> we really think tonight's the night. and we're so excited. we've been fans since they came here in 2005. >> oh, yeah. go nats! >> reporter: everybody's excited. we saw a young lady just pass by, full mustache and beard, said, i'm not shaving until we clinch. people are going to all sorts of extremes in order to make sure that this one is in the bag. you also have the other lingering question, will teddy finally win? we'll have to see about that one. live at nats park, erica gonzalez, news4. >>> after operating for more than 60 years on the potomac river there's a controversial coal-burning power plant there that's shut down today for good. it's the plant located on north royal street in alexandria. it opened back in 1949. for the last several years, that facility was criticized as the biggest source of air pollution in northern virginia, maryland and the district. people who live in that area and the city government worked to shut it down. at a press conference today, the closure
malfunctioning. this is in woodbridge. and you're heavy on the brakes northbound. in dale city, delays continue as you make your way past lorton. heavy on the brakes in this area. checking on 95, not seeing accidents as you make your way northbound in virginia or southbound, accident free, but volume northbound. eun and aaron, back over to you. >>> 6:12 is the time. ahead, the airline being sued over a drimpg. >>> also setting a really bad example. the kids who caught their school bus driver red handed. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. e. pnc bank. the middle class, who move our country forward. work hard. raise families. and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class. raising taxes on the average family by up to $2000 dollars. w
crown mvp. he went 0-2 last night and got a standing ovation from the crowd in kansas city. >>> it is just about 6:25. still ahead, which local political candidate is under fire for not voting in recent elections? >> we'll have more on last night's debate, including a fast check on mitt romney's tax plan. >>> right now beverly farmer gives us a fact check on your morning commute. >> fairfax county we have issues. sky 9 showing us the scene of the crash. a medevac. southbound will be blocked at monument drive. you're watching 9news now. we'll be back with more news and traffic. stay with us. >>> we're back at 6:29. this is always the place to get your weather first. here's a live look at springfield, virginia. lots of slow traffic in that area. you'll need to take some rain gear with you. mostly cloudy, 69 degrees. >>> thanks so much for starting your thursday with us. i'm mike hydeck. >>> i'm andrea roane. meteorologist howard bernstein is live on the weather terrace to expand on our forecast. good morning. >> good morning. light sprinkles out here. the ground is wet. the s
in the iraqi city of tikrit has killed at least a dozen people and freed more than 80 prisoners. reports on the details varied. at a local official told the associated press prisoners had seized weapons from a prison store room, while other sources said militants attacked from the outside. a gun battle reportedly stretched for at least eight hours before authorities regained control. the prison houses inmates with ties to al qaeda, and some were awaiting execution. a gunman opened fire thursday inside a minneapolis sign making business, killing four people and wounding several others before turning the gun on himself. three others were critically wounded. there are reports the shooter was a former employee of the business who had been laid off thursdaearlier in the day. it follows a rash of other mass shootings in u.s. this year, and the latest act of violence involving a shooter with reported financial difficulties. the laid-off worker who killed a former co-worker outside the empire state building in nyc last month was reportedly facing eviction. two weeks before that, a man in college
project, no chemically treated city water. they have been shoveling and plowing, but it is only october. and there is no snow. >> it is unbelievable. >> a month after the rebuild reflecting pool was reopened, and two weeks after we read the first to show you the algae invasion the national park service has trained all 4 million gallons. officials blame it on not enough ozone. >> because we did not have derided the beginning the algae established itself -- did not have it right at the beginning the algae established itself. it is a formidable foe. >> they decided to drain, scrub, and refilled. >> it is pretty. >> probably not good they had to do it two times. >> algae was not part of this $34 million project, but most seem to take it in stride. >> one of those things. >> does not bother you? >> no, not it all. >> it will cost an additional $100,000 this money is going to come out of the national park service maintenance budget. >> thank you. >> some nasty looking staff. >> let's talk about the weather. tomorrow, it sounds like it will be a really good day if you want to get out on the na
in d.c., too, the fog, a big issue this morning up and down the big cities from new york city all the way down through philadelphia, baltimore and d.c. give yourself some extra time. i'm sure we're going to have airport delays as the airports get going this morning. some people are saying it's the worst fog they've seen in a long time throughout this region. it will lift by 9:00 or 10:00 a.m. so the heart of it is right now. we will see a few showers during the day but not like yesterday where it really was a rainout in a few spots. temperatures will be very warm and humid. we are going to see a chance of showers in new york city as we go through thursday and then again over the weekend. it's over the weekend that the temperatures drop on the east coast including washington, d.c., and boston with highs in the 50s and 60s. right now all that cool air is located in montana. i'm showing you this because that white on the map is snow in montana. this is the sign of things to come. the cool, cold air coming down from billings. it will arrive tomorrow. minneapolis and kansas city. so en
bailouts. and also one other thing, she's raised more money out of new york city than has the city of reno. i have raised more none in this campaign in the city of reno than new york city. she's raised more money out of wall street than i have in this campaign. who's in the pockets of the big money in wall street? >> moderator: thank you very much. our next question comes from diego santiago who will direct it to congresswoman shelley berkeley. >> congresswoman berkeley, i was intrigued looking through both of your web sites that both the candidates have the country of israel as one of your top issues. now i ask, why is this issue at the top of your agenda, and has enough been done to defend our only true ally in the middle east? berkeley: i pride myself on being a strong supporter of israel. in the united states congress on either side of the aisle, we share a common bond, and it's the only democracy in a very dangerous part of the world and one of our strongest allies in the world. i think we need to do everything we can to work with israel to insure that iran does not acquire nuclear we
it believes are the top five beer cities in the u.s. topped by denver by hosts the great american beer festival. san francisco makes the list for its beer foody culture. l.a. and philadelphia are also on there as well as cleveland ohio. "gq" making it clear it loves the cheapest low shelf beer one can find. >> john: top five beer cities. i don't understand this list. it is not in terms of beer consumption. >> no. in terms of beer culture. denver is a huge beer city. >> john: beer museums and beer galleries. >> beer paintings. >> john: you can live in the beer part of town and hang out with your beer friends. brilliant. that's it? that's all we got? are you a big beer guy? >> yeah, i am. i enjoy a beer. >> john: what are the top five beer cultures? >> denver, san francisco l.a. and cleveland. >> okay. >> i don't think of l.a. as a beer town. >> john: i think of l.a. as like a meth and roofy town. white wine and barbiturates town. one of the top five cocaine towns. do you have that? >> maybe next hour. >
. rao the city to the other radio in los angeles. like to point out that we're all graduates of the university of michigan law school. different years. larry is older than i am. and is a little bit younger, but the three of us all graduated from law school. now one of us has been invited back to campus to speak. go figure. three nationally syndicated talk show hosts with a lot of audience and none of us have been invited back. every five years i invited back to harvard to be the person that this town. that the chief of staff and director of the peace corps and communications director. duval patrick is the governor of massachusetts. grover norquist. it's like groundhog day every side -- every five years before us identify our class. we have the only two conservatives the gun and of harvard. the rest of us just throw things at us. it's always amusing commute the series is very good. come back in november bummer doing when it -- william henry harrison. it's a very short program. you don't want to miss that one. and such a presidential merit i visited his tomb. his tomb is in a s
, plenty of sunshine and gorgeous blue sky over washington. there's the live view from the nbc 4 city camera and as we look at what's been happening over the last 12 hours, area of high pressure pushed in. look to the upper left of the screen. it's a front triggering rain in northwestern ohio. behind the front, it's only in the 40s now. ahead of that front, those areas in the orange, well, they are near 80 degrees, parts of virginia, southern maryland. reagan national now at 76. later this afternoon, yeah, we might get into the low 80s for a time this afternoon. overnight tonight, a clear sky, great weather for the high school football games tonight. good weather for the high school and college games tomorrow. outdoor activity. highs reaching mid-70s, might get a shower in the afternoon. then autumnal weather an ex week. it's the way it looks. >> see you shortly. >>> two food festivals are happening this weekend. the taste of d.c. kicks off tomorrow. more than 50 restaurants are taking part in the festival on pennsylvania avenue between the white house and the capital. ben's chili bow
. >>> d.c. police confirm they're investigating allegations that a guard in the city jail sexually assaulted an inmate. sources tell wtop radio the guard is accused of removing an inmate from his cell, taking him to an area without cameras and attacking him. and those sources also say a second guard witnessed the assault but did not report it. >>> well, just weeks after crews finished that multimillion dollar renovation of the reflecting pool in the national mall, they have had to drain it again. it's because of the algae that we've been reporting. workers spent the day hosing off and scrubbing down the pool and the national park service says this is really frustrating to drain the pool so soon after it opened but they had to get that algae you can see it floating right there to get it out and fix the filtration system and they believe they may know how to fix the problem. they say it's going to take about three days to refill the poolthough. >>> time right now 5:05 and i'm watching your money and it's all about the health of the job market for wall street today. we're going to fin
of the busiest stretches of the road in this country. this is 101 south through studio city where he is moving now. why we need to know he could have gone northbound and had a wide open track but chose this route for whatever reason. we've seen the guy sticking his hands out the window and they're trying to see if anybody in is in the back seat as well. this stretch of freeway is so thick right now, the main concern he not reach speeds of 80 miles an hour. even in this thick, traffic, gregg, a few moments ago he was going upwards of 80, if you can imagine that, just barely missing people. look to the left center of the screen, see the squad cars are not even lagging behind. they're trying to catch up to this guy in the moments where he is so close to traffic, before he can speed up again. i'll keep watching it and let you know what happens. gregg: and i apologize. i thought he was heading north. in fact he is heading south on the 101. and this originated as i understand it in venture roo -- ventura. wee he will keep an eye what is happening and follow this slow-speed chase during rush hour in
a vespa. i live in the city. always wanted -- never told my parents or husband. secretly wanted a red vespa. >> you would drive it, you think it is cute, or friendly. >> cute, easy to snip in and out. my mother would be like terrified to know that. >> you know it's a glorified moped, but it is good on $6 a gallon of gas. that's for sure. >> that's right. >>> moving on to other news. a new wildfire burning out of control in washington start. is now threatening a dozen homes. the fire which is being fueled by bone dry conditions quickly scorched 150 acres, 40 miles southwest of seattle. some people were forced to evacuate. others have been put on notice. officials say no part of that fire has yet to be contained. >>> also, people in fargo are bundling up this morning after getting their earliest snowfall in more than 25 years. the gusty winds made the snowfall seem a little more blustery. look at that. 6,500 homes and businesses lost power in all that mess. parts of northern minnesota faired a lot worse. they got more than a foot of snow. man, talking about snow, and it's not even hallo
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